NL Industries (NYSE:NL) is one of today's notable stocks in decline, down 2.7% to $9.60. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now trading 0.3% lower to 17,010 and the S&P is trading 0.5% lower to 1,976.
NL Industries, Inc. is primarily a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, manufactures products that include security products, precision ball bearing slides and ergonomic computer support systems, as well as chemicals such as titanium dioxide pigments.
Based on a current price of $9.60, NL Industries is currently 6.3% above its average consensus analyst price target of $9.00. NL Industries shares should encounter resistance at the 200-day moving average (MA) of $10.61 and support at the 50-day MA of $9.11.
NL Industries share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $12.54 and a 52-week low of $8.35 and are now trading 15% above that low price at $9.60 per share. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has fallen 0.6% while the 200-day MA has slid 0.2%.